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Settling for Less

All people long to be loved, whether they acknowledge it or not. Unfortunately many men and women, coming from hurtful past relationships with their family or significant others find themselves so desperate for attention and affection that they stoop quite low to satisfy these deep longings. Yet when men and women stoop so low, as […]

Register For The 2017 Care Net Conference

Join us August 29-September 1 as we attend the 2017 Care Net Conference in Washington D.C. Stop by the Abstinence Clearinghouse booth to receive samples of our new brochures, learn about our parent programs and enter to win 100 brochures of your choice! Become an affiliate or make a product purchase at the conference and […]

Instant Emptiness

Imagine you are on a run on a summer morning. Not far into the three miles you intended to run, your body is already aching to stop. Everything feels heavy. The air is much hotter and thicker than you expected. A couple miles from the endpoint, all you want is to snap your fingers and […]

Support Healthy Decision Making

According to last month’s CDC National Centers for Health Statistics report, over 50% of teens have not engaged in sexual activity. This statistic is prime evidence pointing to the reality that not everyone is “doing it”. Sexual integrity is pursued by over 50% of teens in our nation; therefore, we should recognize this population of students not as […]

Pulling Funds From Teen Pregnancy Programs

The Trump administration has pulled $213.6 million from teen pregnancy prevention programs. The decision, made by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will end five-year grants awarded by the Obama administration. “The funding cuts to teen pregnancy programs is a step in the right direction,” Abstinence Clearinghouse Founder Leslee Unruh told American Family News. […]

‘No’ Is a Love Word

“The most important revolution in the last century has been the sexual revolution,” stated Mark Dever, pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington D.C. “It is in this revolution, simple changes instigated profound effects. Contraception replaced conception, and the “price” of sexual activity seemingly dropped dramatically. Pleasure was separated from responsibility… It was as […]

Teen Vogue Has Crossed the Line Again

This week gave further evidence into the reality that the creators of the magazine Teen Vogue are competing for the hearts and minds of young women. The magazine, created for teen girls, published an article last Friday that gave explicit instructions on how to be sodomized. The article, Anal Sex: What You Need to Know, teaches young women […]

Study Reveals Millennial Success Sequence

The Institute for Family Studies recently published a study, The Millennial Success Sequence: Marriage, Kids, and the ‘Success Sequence’ Among Young Adults, revealing that millennials are much more likely to flourish financially if they follow the “success sequence”: getting at least a high school degree, working full-time, and marrying before having any children, in that order. Other key points […]

Tips on Teaching Your Kids About Sex

Our culture paints a tremendously tainted version of sexuality. Blaring messages thrown around on TV, social media, and billboards must be challenged and confronted in the home. Our culture is not ashamed to talk about sexuality; therefore, parents cannot afford to be ashamed to address sexuality in the home. How you pursue and model relationships […]

Does Less Sex Education Lead to Less Sex?

Teen pregnancies in England fell dramatically after cuts to funding for a sex education program, according to a new study. The analysis, published in the Journal of Health Economics last month, examined the effect of budget cuts to government-run teen pregnancy prevention programs including sex education, free condoms and access to the morning after pill in the last […]